Body Talk: Philosophical Reflections on Sex and Gender

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Columbia University Press, 1998 - Social Science - 298 pages
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In her provocative article "The Male Lesbian and the Postmodern Body", Jacqueline Zita explored the tension between the physical body and the constructed psyche. By questioning the assumptions of "normal" heterosexual society, queer theorists, and lesbian feminists, Zita compiles a reevaluation of the relationship of sexual identity to the "material body".

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Edward D. berkowitz is professor of history and public policy and public administration at George Washington University. He is the author of eight books and the editor of three collections. During the seventies he served as a staff member of the President's Commission for a National Agenda, helping President Carter plan for a second term that never came to be.

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